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Butcher & Barlow LLP,
2 - 8 Bank Street,

Opening hours

Monday 8:30am-5pm
Tuesday 8:30am-5pm
Wednesday 8:30am-5pm
Thursday 8:30am-5pm
Friday 8:30am-5pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

When you require expert legal assistance, no matter how complex your needs are, our local Solicitors in Bury can provide bespoke support.

At Butcher & Barlow, our legal approach is strongly collaborative, always working with our clients, as opposed to for them. At our Firm we believe in the idea of decisions shared, whether that’s decisions about your family legal matters, or your business.

When you choose us, we’ll align our support with your needs, working with you to help you make the right choices for your circumstances. Through closely collaborating together, we build valuable and trusting relationships with our clients, focused on moving towards a shared goal.

We really care about the people we work with, and will always carefully consider the finer details of your situation, to ensure a personalised service.

To discuss your personal or commercial legal needs, please get in touch using the contact details below.

Why work with Butcher & Barlow?

We know that when clients are looking for a Solicitor, what they want is a consistently high-quality experience. Working with a Solicitor shouldn’t be challenging, but straightforward and comfortable.

At Butcher & Barlow, our service approach is based on making things as easy as possible for our clients. Though the law can be complex, our Solicitors are highly skilled in making difficult concepts and processes fully accessible. With our Firm, you’ll never be left feeling overwhelmed by legal jargon.

When providing our service, we aim to take the stance of a supportive friend, adeptly dealing with your legal matters. You can trust that our legal team is both approachable and sensitive, handling every business or personal matter with both practicality and empathy. You’ll always be well-informed of our legal processes, and constantly up to date on the progress of your case.

Thanks to the commitment and talent of our experienced team, we have a fantastic reputation in the community, something we’re really proud of.

We are a highly accredited law firm, having gained recognition from several of the top authorities in the industry, including a top tier recommendation from The Legal 500. We also hold accreditations from The Law Society, The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

To learn more about our legal services, our client approach and our team, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our Solicitors at Butcher & Barlow.

Our Legal Services for Individuals

Residential Property Solicitors

At Butcher & Barlow, we have much experience providing residential property services, working with a wide range of clients.

We understand the common frustrations that clients have with residential property transactions, and work arduously to ensure that our clients avoid such issues. Our team ensure consistent communication, always keeping you up to date with your case progress.

Our earned accreditation with The Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) demonstrates our commitment to quality and gives you the peace of mind you need.

To discuss your needs, contact our residential property Solicitors in Bury.

Family Law

We believe that, when it comes to private legal matters, trust is incredibly important. We know that family legal issues are often emotional and complex, which is why we treat every case with much sensitivity and care.

Our family law team can provide support across all related matters including:

  • Divorce and separation
  • Divorce financial settlements
  • Child arrangement orders and other children law matters
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
  • Civil partnership dissolution
  • Domestic abuse and protection from harassment
  • Care and social services legal matters

Our family law team at Butcher & Barlow is recognised by Resolution and The Law Society for various facets of family law, this we owe to the hard work, talent and commitment of our team.

Wills & Probate

Our specialist team of Wills and probate Solicitors can provide expert support to help individuals create legally valid Wills, offering advice on estate planning, and ensuring the smooth distribution of assets after death.

At Butcher & Barlow, we handle probate proceedings, help clients to navigate inheritance tax issues, and ensure that the deceased’s wishes are upheld, whilst minimising legal complications and disputes as far as possible.

We understand that making decisions regarding Wills and probate matters can be difficult to handle, particularly where disputes arise. When you work alongside us, we will share that burden with you, minimising stress where we can.

Medical Negligence and Personal Injury

If you’ve suffered medical negligence or a personal injury, our expert Solicitors can assist you to pursue a claim, securing the compensation you need, to aid your recovery and improve your quality of life.

For many people, pursuing this type of claim can feel daunting, particularly where you’ve sustained serious injuries, or need to claim on behalf of a loved one.

Our expert team will always ensure that you are fully supported, well-informed, and receive sensitive guidance, aligned with your personal situation.

Employment Law for Employees

Facing issues in the workplace can be a huge disruption to your life, and in many cases, you will require legal assistance to help you resolve matters.

Our friendly team have dealt with a diverse range of employment law matters for employees. We will treat your circumstances with respect and compassion, adapting our support with your preferences so that we can work together towards your desired outcome.

Our employment law Solicitors in Bury can help with a diverse range of employment law matters, such as:

  • Legal support and representation in disputes, including breach of contract disputes, harassment, discrimination, or unfair dismissal
  • Negotiating settlements out of Court
  • Representing employees at employment Tribunals
  • Assistance to review employment contracts, raising and navigating any issues

Our Legal Services for Businesses

Commercial Law

Business owners and professionals often need legal advice to support their commercial projects and make key decisions.

At Butcher & Barlow we can provide bespoke legal advice, supporting you to make commercial decisions to help you on the way to your goals. Specifically, we can help with drafting contracts and facilitating negotiations. We can provide robust assistance with commercial disputes, as well as supporting you to adhere to compliancy laws.

  • Choosing a business structure
  • Support with shareholder agreements & commercial agreements
  • Legal services for franchisors and franchisees

Commercial Property

Our expert commercial property Solicitors can provide comprehensive assistance with commercial property matters and transactions.

With our tailor-made guidance and expertise, you’ll ensure to adhere to the correct commercial property regulations. We’ll ensure that you receive the help you need to support your commercial goals.

Areas that we can help clients with include negotiating and drafting commercial lease agreements, legal assistance with commercial property development. We can also offer support with property acquisitions and disposals, and commercial property disputes.

Agriculture & Rural Affairs

Agriculture is a niche area of the law, and so, when you need support, it’s recommended to work with specialists. At Butcher & Barlow, we are experts in this field, able to support clients with a diverse range of matters such as commercial agreements, farm tenancies and sporting rights.

We can provide legal counsel on tenancy agreements, land transactions, and ensure compliancy with agricultural regulations. Additionally, we have much experience resolving disputes concerning farming operations, environmental issues and property boundaries.

Corporate law

When you need help with corporate law matters, our Solicitors can provide all the support and assistance that you require.

We appreciate that running a business is often challenging, which is why our approach is to share the responsibility of your key decision making. Our team can help you with bespoke legal advice on business formation, mergers, acquisitions, contracts, and regulatory compliance.

Whether you need help to protect intellectual property, or legal support with risk management, we can help. Please contact our corporate law Solicitors in Bury, to discuss your requirements.

Employment Law for Employers

If you’re an employer, it’s essential to have high-quality legal support, ensuring that you are following employment laws and regulations, and helping you to navigate any disputes that may arise.

The assistance that we provide can help you to ensure that you are making the best decisions for your company, protecting your interests as far as possible. We can offer sensitive and practical guidance with all areas of employment law, a few of which include:

  • Legal guidance and advice on employment law procedures and policies
  • Assistance to draft and review employment contracts
  • Support in disputes, including unfair dismissal claims, discrimination claims or contractual disagreements


At Butcher & Barlow, our team can also provide notarial services, including certifying documents, witnessing signatures, and authenticating legal papers for use abroad.

We can play a critical role in verifying the authenticity of documents, ensuring they meet international standards, and facilitating transactions that require official confirmation, such as for international business or legal matters.


As well as legal support for businesses, we can also provide expert assistance to charity organisations.

Our dedicated team have much experience supporting charities with registration and governance issues, and compliance. We can provide help with contractual agreements, as well as help to safeguard charitable assets.

To discuss your legal needs, please contact our specialist Solicitors in Bury.

How to reach our Solicitors in Bury

Reach us by car

Bolton Street Station Car Park is a 3-minute walk from our Bury office.

Reach us by bus

Bury Museum Bus Stop is a 1-minute walk from the office.

Reach us by tram

Bury Interchange is the northern terminus of the Manchester Metrolink’s Bury Line and it also incorporates a bus station. The interchange is a 4-minute walk from the office.

Plan your journey

You can plan your journey to our Bury office here.

Contact Butcher & Barlow

If you are based in the Bury and North Manchester area and are looking for a personal or commercial law firm, please contact our experts at Butcher & Barlow today.

You can call us on 0161 764 4062, email us at, or fill in our online contact form.

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    What our clients say about our
    Solicitors in Bury and Manchester

    I contacted Butcher & Barlow regarding an employment issue I required assistance with. The receptionist put me straight through to a specialist in this area who immediately understood the situation and agreed to help. Within a few days, my case was resolved. Really pleased with the service I received.


    I contacted Butcher & Barlow regarding an employment issue I required assistance with. The receptionist put me straight through to a specialist in this area. They immediately understood the situation and agreed to help. Within a few days, my case was resolved. Really pleased with the service I received.


    Settlement Agreement. Mohammed was professional and made himself available. He took it upon himself to negotiate additional wording in my settlement agreement to protect me if a group grievance was successful. He gave me confidence during a difficult time and understood my needs and concerns.


    Clear and Communicative. Mohammad made the process clear and kept great communication helping me quickly to resolve my issue.


    Excellent service. Mohammed responded straight away and dealt with my case very promptly and effectively. He went out of his way to provide the prompt advice I needed and was very approachable. I am very happy.


    I received professional advice and lots of help and support. We have used Butcher & Barlow several times over the years and have always received a great service.


    A big thank you to Nichola and all the team for a prompt and helpful service in a difficult situation. It is very much appreciated.

    MR R

    Excellent service. My experience dealing with Mohammed Balal from the beginning has been excellent. Communication with updates has been outstanding. His professionalism throughout this short process has been exceptional. I would recommend Mohammed to anybody who needs an experienced Employment Law Solicitor.


    Legal Advise with Settlement Agreement from AQA. Mohammed was excellent. Really quick turnaround, which was the main thing I was after. Very professional and great communication. Would definitely use again and recommend.


    At our initial meeting with Chris Hopkins we received valuable and useful information regarding Lasting Powers of Attorney. Chris gave us clear information and this enabled us to make our choices. Following our decision to proceed, we were kept up to date and the process was professionally managed.